Category Archives: CAMRA

Abbeydale Brewery Huckster Cryo (6%)

Brewed in collaboration with Peddler, Huckster Cryo is a superb NEIPA, crisp and dry and sharp. It pours a very pale straw colour and smells of pineapple chunks and apricots, and I also found a rich Weetabix aroma, but only … Continue reading

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Tempest Brewing Co. Mango Berliner (4.2%)

Interestingly, or not, this beer smells of fresh mango flesh but there’s absolutely no hint of mango in the flavour. None. There’s a soft tartness and a lot of water, fresh and refreshing, just like water ought to be. The … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Festivals, A Play In Two Acts

A Play In Two Acts, Part 1 Two beer festivals on two consecutive days, both in theatres. But there the similarities end. In reality the two events had two very different reasons to be and different aims. What happened follows. … Continue reading

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The CAMRGB Survey Monkey

In the last couple of days CAMRA have made a big deal about announcing that they are going to be surveying all their members with regards to the direction of travel for their organisation in the light of the changes … Continue reading

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The Lamplighter, St. Helier

Given that the local beer was somewhat disappointing during my recent Jersey trip an alternative was needed after sight seeing and frequent escapes from the rain that plagued us during our stay! A quick online search threw up The Lamplighter … Continue reading

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